Evs Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Environmental Science

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Environmental science is the science. How much do you know about Environmental Science? Take this quiz and test your knowledge about it. Let's see how much you know about it. Let's put your knowledge to the test on it. Make sure to pick the correct option on the given questions. You can also play this quiz with some of your friends for a super fun time. All the very best on the quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which planet is the farthest from the sun?

    • A.

      Mercury

    • B.

      Venus

    • C.

      Jupiter

    • D.

      Neptune

    Correct Answer
    D. Neptune
    Explanation
    Neptune is the farthest planet from the sun in our solar system. It is located about 2.7 billion miles away from the sun, making it the most distant planet. This gas giant is the eighth and last planet in our solar system, and its distance from the sun allows it to have a very cold and windy atmosphere. Its blue color is due to the presence of methane in its atmosphere.

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  • 2. 

    Which planet takes least time to revolve around the sun?

    • A.

      Earth

    • B.

      Jupiter

    • C.

      Neptune

    • D.

      Mercury

    Correct Answer
    D. Mercury
    Explanation
    Mercury takes the least time to revolve around the sun compared to the other planets listed. This is because Mercury is the closest planet to the sun and therefore has a shorter orbital period. Its proximity to the sun allows it to complete its orbit in just 88 Earth days. In contrast, Earth takes approximately 365 days, Jupiter takes about 12 years, and Neptune takes about 165 years to complete one revolution around the sun.

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  • 3. 

    How many planets are there in our solar-system?

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    B. 8
    Explanation
    There are eight planets in our solar system. This is based on the definition of a planet as an astronomical body that orbits the Sun, is spherical in shape, and has cleared its orbit of other debris. The eight planets in our solar system are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.

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  • 4. 

    The discoverers of heavenly bodies are called?

    • A.

      Doctors

    • B.

      Astronomers

    • C.

      Geologist

    Correct Answer
    B. Astronomers
    Explanation
    Astronomers are the scientists who study and discover heavenly bodies such as stars, planets, galaxies, and other celestial objects. They use telescopes and other advanced instruments to observe and analyze these objects, helping us gain a better understanding of the universe. Doctors are medical professionals who diagnose and treat illnesses, while geologists study the Earth's structure and processes. Therefore, the correct answer is astronomers.

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  • 5. 

    What is moon?

    • A.

      Planet

    • B.

      Star

    • C.

      Satellite

    Correct Answer
    C. Satellite
    Explanation
    The moon is a satellite of the Earth. It orbits around the Earth and is not a planet or a star. Satellites are objects that revolve around a planet or a star, and the moon fits this definition as it revolves around the Earth.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the first person to step on the moon ?

    • A.

      Rakesh Sharma

    • B.

      Yuri gargrin

    • C.

      Neil Armstrong

    Correct Answer
    C. Neil Armstrong
    Explanation
    Neil Armstrong was the first person to step on the moon. This historic event took place on July 20, 1969, during the Apollo 11 mission. Armstrong, along with Buzz Aldrin, landed the lunar module Eagle on the moon's surface and then became the first human to set foot on it. His famous words, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," will forever be remembered as a milestone in human exploration and achievement.

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  • 7. 

    What is the rank of India among largest countries of the world?

    • A.

      First

    • B.

      Fourth

    • C.

      Seventh

    • D.

      Tenth

    Correct Answer
    C. Seventh
    Explanation
    India is ranked seventh among the largest countries in the world. This ranking is based on its total land area. There are six other countries that have a larger land area than India.

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  • 8. 

    The slogan of Chipko Movement is?

    • A.

      Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao

    • B.

      Lakdi, Pani aur Bayaar, Ye hain jungle ke upkaar

    Correct Answer
    B. Lakdi, Pani aur Bayaar, Ye hain jungle ke upkaar
    Explanation
    The slogan of Chipko Movement is "Lakdi, Pani aur Bayaar, Ye hain jungle ke upkaar". This slogan reflects the core values and message of the movement, which was centered around the protection and conservation of forests. The slogan emphasizes the importance of wood, water, and land as the valuable resources provided by the forests. It highlights the gratitude and respect towards nature and the understanding that forests are essential for the well-being and survival of communities.

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  • 9. 

    At what location does equator exist on the earth?

    • A.

      South

    • B.

      North

    • C.

      Center

    Correct Answer
    C. Center
    Explanation
    The equator is an imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere. It is located at the center of the Earth, running horizontally around the globe. This means that it is equidistant from both the North Pole and the South Pole. Therefore, the correct answer is "Center."

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  • 10. 

    River of snow is called?

    • A.

      Hill

    • B.

      River

    • C.

      Glacier

    • D.

      Passes

    Correct Answer
    C. Glacier
    Explanation
    A river of snow is called a glacier. Glaciers are large masses of ice and snow that move slowly down valleys due to the force of gravity. They form in areas where more snow accumulates during the winter than melts during the summer. Over time, the accumulated snow compacts into ice and starts to flow downhill, shaping the landscape and leaving behind distinct features. Glaciers are an important source of freshwater and play a crucial role in shaping the Earth's surface.

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  • 11. 

    Kharif crops are associated with ?

    • A.

      Rice, Maize, Millet, Bajra, Moong, Tobacco, Jute

    • B.

      Wheat, Barley, Gram, Pea

    • C.

      Vegetables, Cucumber, Muskmelon

    Correct Answer
    A. Rice, Maize, Millet, Bajra, Moong, Tobacco, Jute
    Explanation
    Kharif crops are associated with Rice, Maize, Millet, Bajra, Moong, Tobacco, and Jute. Kharif crops are typically sown in the rainy season and harvested in the autumn. These crops require more water and are well-suited for the monsoon climate. Rice, maize, millet, bajra, moong, tobacco, and jute are all examples of crops that are commonly grown during the Kharif season.

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  • 12. 

    Which sea lies in the east side of india?

    • A.

      Arabian Sea

    • B.

      Bay of Bengal

    • C.

      Indian Ocean

    Correct Answer
    B. Bay of Bengal
    Explanation
    The Bay of Bengal lies in the east side of India. It is a northeastern extension of the Indian Ocean and is bounded by India to the west, Bangladesh to the north, and Myanmar to the east. It is the largest bay in the world and is known for its rich biodiversity and important role in the region's economy, particularly in terms of fishing and shipping.

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  • 13. 

    Arabian Sea is situated on which direction of India?

    • A.

      East

    • B.

      West

    • C.

      South

    Correct Answer
    B. West
    Explanation
    The Arabian Sea is situated on the western side of India. It borders the western coast of India, extending from Gujarat in the north to Kerala in the south. The Arabian Sea is an important body of water for India, providing a strategic location for trade and transportation. It is also known for its rich marine biodiversity and is a popular destination for fishing and tourism.

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  • 14. 

    Which country lies in the South of India?

    • A.

      Bangladesh

    • B.

      Pakistan

    • C.

      Sri Lanka

    • D.

      Myanmar

    Correct Answer
    C. Sri Lanka
    Explanation
    Sri Lanka is the correct answer because it is an island country located in the Indian Ocean to the south of India. It is separated from India by the Palk Strait. Sri Lanka is known for its diverse culture, beautiful beaches, and rich history.

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  • 15. 

    Lakshadweep is situated at which direction of India?

    • A.

      North-East

    • B.

      South-West

    • C.

      West

    • D.

      South

    Correct Answer
    B. South-West
    Explanation
    Lakshadweep is situated in the South-West direction of India. It is a group of islands located in the Arabian Sea, off the southwestern coast of India. The islands are geographically closer to the Maldives than to the Indian mainland. Therefore, the correct answer is South-West.

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  • 16. 

    Andaman & Nicobar Islands are situated at which direction of India?

    • A.

      South-West

    • B.

      South-East

    • C.

      West

    • D.

      South

    Correct Answer
    B. South-East
    Explanation
    The Andaman & Nicobar Islands are situated in the South-East direction of India. This can be inferred from their geographical location in the Bay of Bengal, which is to the South-East of the Indian mainland.

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  • 17. 

    The highest peak is?

    • A.

      Everest

    • B.

      Nandadevi

    • C.

      Kanchanjanga

    Correct Answer
    A. Everest
    Explanation
    Everest is considered the highest peak in the world, standing at a height of 8,848 meters above sea level. It is located in the Himalayas, on the border between Nepal and China. Nandadevi and Kanchanjanga are also prominent peaks in the Himalayas, but they are not as high as Everest.

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  • 18. 

    First mountaineers to climb Mount Everest?  

    • A.

      Tenging & Edmund Hillary

    • B.

      Only Tenging

    • C.

      Bacchendri Pal

    Correct Answer
    A. Tenging & Edmund Hillary
    Explanation
    Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary were the first mountaineers to successfully climb Mount Everest. They reached the summit on May 29, 1953. Tenzing Norgay, a Sherpa from Nepal, and Edmund Hillary, a mountaineer from New Zealand, formed a climbing partnership and together they made history by conquering the world's highest peak.

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  • 19. 

    Name the longest river of India?

    • A.

      Ganga

    • B.

      Yamuna

    • C.

      Brahamputra

    • D.

      Ghagra

    Correct Answer
    A. Ganga
    Explanation
    The Ganga is the longest river in India. It flows through northern India and is considered sacred by Hindus. The river originates from the Gangotri Glacier in the state of Uttarakhand and travels through several states before emptying into the Bay of Bengal. The Ganga is not only important for its length but also for its cultural and religious significance in India.

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  • 20. 

    High flat land is called?

    • A.

      Plain

    • B.

      Mountain

    • C.

      Dessert

    • D.

      Plateau

    Correct Answer
    D. Plateau
    Explanation
    A high flat land is called a plateau. Plateaus are elevated areas of land with a relatively flat top, surrounded by steep slopes or cliffs. They are formed through geological processes such as uplift, volcanic activity, or erosion. Plateaus can be found in various parts of the world and are often characterized by their vast expanse of flat terrain, making them suitable for agriculture and human settlement. Unlike mountains, plateaus lack the towering peaks and are generally more accessible and habitable.

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  • 21. 

    How many islands are there in Lakshadweep?

    • A.

      25

    • B.

      36

    • C.

      41

    • D.

      28

    Correct Answer
    B. 36
    Explanation
    Lakshadweep is an archipelago consisting of 36 islands. These islands are located in the Arabian Sea and are known for their pristine beaches, coral reefs, and marine life. The correct answer is 36.

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  • 22. 

    What is Sundarvan?

    • A.

      The Evergreen Forest

    • B.

      Coastal forest of West Bengal

    • C.

      Deciduous forest

    Correct Answer
    B. Coastal forest of West Bengal
    Explanation
    Sundarvan refers to the coastal forest of West Bengal. This forest is known for its unique ecosystem and rich biodiversity. It is located in the Sundarbans region, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the Royal Bengal Tiger. The Sundarbans is characterized by its dense mangrove forests, numerous rivers, and intricate network of waterways. It serves as a crucial habitat for various species, including endangered ones, and plays a vital role in maintaining the ecological balance of the region.

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  • 23. 

    Deodar is a tree of which forest?

    • A.

      Evergreen

    • B.

      Deciduous 

    • C.

      Xerophyte

    Correct Answer
    A. Evergreen
    Explanation
    Deodar is a type of tree that belongs to the evergreen forest. Evergreen forests are characterized by trees that retain their leaves throughout the year, providing a continuous green canopy. Deodar trees are commonly found in these forests due to their ability to adapt to the environmental conditions of the evergreen forest, such as the availability of moisture and the mild climate.

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  • 24. 

    Chipko Movement is associated with?

    • A.

      Vijay Bahuguna

    • B.

      Hemvati Bahuguna

    • C.

      Sundarlal Bahuguna

    Correct Answer
    C. Sundarlal Bahuguna
    Explanation
    The Chipko Movement is associated with Sundarlal Bahuguna. Sundarlal Bahuguna was an environmentalist and social activist from India who led the Chipko Movement in the 1970s. The movement aimed to protect the forests in the Himalayan region from deforestation and commercial logging. The term "Chipko" means "to hug" or "to cling" in Hindi, which symbolized the villagers' act of hugging the trees to prevent them from being cut down. Sundarlal Bahuguna played a crucial role in raising awareness about the importance of forests and promoting sustainable development.

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  • 25. 

    The World Handwash Day is celebrated on?

    • A.

      2nd October

    • B.

      15th October

    • C.

      30th October

    • D.

      10th October

    Correct Answer
    B. 15th October
    Explanation
    World Handwash Day is celebrated on 15th October. This day is observed globally to raise awareness about the importance of handwashing with soap as a simple yet effective way to prevent diseases and save lives. It aims to promote good hygiene practices and encourage people to wash their hands regularly to maintain personal and public health.

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